International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology

Vol.2 No.1(2013), Paper ID 28043, 5 pages

DOI:10.4236/ijmpcero.2013.21001

 

Effects of Beam Startup Characteristics on Dose Delivery Accuracy at Low Monitor Units in Step-and-Shoot Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy

 

Kazunori Fujimoto, Kunihiko Tateoka, Yuji Yaegashi, Katsumi Shima, Junji Suzuki, Yuichi Saito, Akihiro Nakata, Takuya Nakazawa, Tadanori Abe, Masaki Yano, Masanori Someya, Kensei Nakata, Masakazu Hori, Masato Hareyama, Koichi Sakata

 

Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Radiology, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Radiology, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Radiology, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Radiation Therapy Research Institute, Social Medical Corporation Teishinkai, Sapporo, Japan
Department of Medical Physics, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan

 

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Fujimoto, K. , Tateoka, K. , Yaegashi, Y. , Shima, K. , Suzuki, J. , Saito, Y. , Nakata, A. , Nakazawa, T. , Abe, T. , Yano, M. , Someya, M. , Nakata, K. , Hori, M. , Hareyama, M. and Sakata, K. (2013) Effects of Beam Startup Characteristics on Dose Delivery Accuracy at Low Monitor Units in Step-and-Shoot Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, 2, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/ijmpcero.2013.21001.

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